Published on Wednesday April 23, 2008
Two students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering received only two of three awards presented to students in the category of "Research in Physical Science and Engineering (other than Biological)" at the 2008 Tenth Annual Drexel University Research Day, held on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 in the John A. Daskalakis Athletic Center.
Ph.D. student Matthew Hood (advisor: Christopher Li) received the award in the graduate category for his poster entitled "Morpholigical Control of Segmented Polyurethane/Silica Nanocomposites by Tailoring Crystallization of Hard/Soft Segments."
B.S./M.S. student Holly McIlwee (advisor: Caroline Schauer) received the undergraduate award for her poster entitled "Chitosan thin films for SPR and LSPR sensing of metal ions."
Other award categories included "Biological and Biomedical Research," "Business Research Initiatives," "Clinical and Translational Research," "Computation, Modeling, and Simulation (Biological)," "Computation, Modeling, and Simulation (other than Biological)," "Creative Arts/Design," "Humanities & Social Sciences," and "Innovation In Education and Outreach."